Iran Autism Association was invited by the Iranian National Committee of Sport to participate in the 53rd meeting of the Committee.
On 26 November 2019, representatives of the Association attended the meeting of committee and discussed the effects of physical education and sport on the spectrum of autism disorders.
Representatives of various organizations, while emphasizing the effects of sport on autistic children, agreed to help the Association by providing sport facilities for autistic persons.
Ms. Saray Lobato, head of the Social Sciences department of UNESCO Office in Tehran, declared the readiness of UNESCO Office to organize a one-day event about “Autism and Sport”, on the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons.
It should be noted that the Sport Committee was chaired by the Deputy Minister of Sport and Dr. Zamani, head of the Social Sciences department of the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, was secretary of the meeting.
The event of the International Day of Disabled Persons will include an expert panel and a symbolic event, which will be implemented by different sport groups of disabled persons.